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Chief Motor Mechanic James W Cowe - Coldingham Priory Par Ch

 
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Merseman



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:08 pm    Post subject: Chief Motor Mechanic James W Cowe - Coldingham Priory Par Ch Reply with quote

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CWGC
COWE, JAMES WILSON
Rank:Chief Motor Mechanic 4th Class
Service No:V/12600
Date of Death:07/03/1944
Age:40
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve
H.M.C.S. Prince David
Grave ReferenceEast Walk.
CemeteryCOLDINGHAM PRIORY CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Joseph Cowe, and of Elizabeth Cowe (nee Wilson).

SNWMSurname COWE
Firstname James W
Service number V-12600
Date of death 07/03/1944
Decoration
Place of birth St Abbs Berwickshire
Other
SNWM roll ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
Rank Chief Motor Mech
Theatre of death Scotland


Originally in St Abbs Church, relocated when it closed a few years ago.

Cowe isn't on a local civic memorial.

HMCS Prince David:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Prince_David


IN MEMORY OF
JAMES W COWE
DIED 7TH MARCH 1944
WHILE SERVING WITH
THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY








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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From Wikipedia: HMCS Prince David - Upon arrival in the Clyde in February, 1944, Prince David was taken to Clydebank for a final fitting out. After completion, Prince David and Prince Henry joined Combined Operations Command at Cowes, Isle of Wright.

James Wilson Cowe, Motor Mechanic, Chief Petty Officer, Royal Canadian Navy, aged 41, died of a "Supposed Coronery Thrombosis" on Ship No. 1757, Clydebank Shipyard. Usual Res. Edmonton, Alberta.
Parents (both deceased) are shown as Joseph, a fisherman, and Elizabeth Cowe m.s. Wilson.
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